red lentil bread

vegan, nutritious and delicious 2-ingredient red lentil bread with optional spices

prep: 15'
bake: 20'
8 rectangular slices

This delicious red lentil bread is made with just water and lentils and optional spices. it takes a short amount of time to bake and cool.


  • 200gr (1 cup) red lentil
  • 125ml (1/2 cup) water
  • salt, pepper, cumin, ground paprika, ground turmeric and garlic powder as much or little as you desire


  • cover a 23cm/9 inch pan with baking paper
  • preheat your oven to 180°C/ 350°F
  • soak the lentils in hot water for 10 minutes
  • strain
  • transfer to the food processor bowl adding 125ml (1/2 cup) water and the spices
  • run the food processor and mix until you end up with a paste
  • pour in the paste to the prepared pan
  • bake for 20 minutes
  • serve with pesto, hummus, arugula, bread-spread or even dip it in plain yoghurt

This bread is so filling. It tides me over for half the day. I always make a batch and it keeps it for a few days in the fridge or squirrel them in the freezer. When needed, I just pop it into the microwave to defrost.

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